US court dismisses Wael Bazzi’s application for terrorism de-listing

The US District Court for the District of Columbia has granted OFAC’s motion to dismiss a claim brought by Wael Bazzi challenging his designation as a specially designated global terrorist. He was listed in June 2019 for conducting business on behalf of his father, a suspected Hizballah financier (see post). Memorandum Opinion here. The court rejected Mr Bazzi’s Fifth Amendment …

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About Michael O'Kane

Michael O'Kane

Michael was called to the Bar in 1992 and prior to joining Peters & Peters was a senior specialist prosecutor at the Crown Prosecution Service Headquarters (CPS). He was a key member of a small specialist unit responsible for the prosecution of serious and high-profile fraud, terrorist,...

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